Through Which The Ibero-American Cinematographic Integration Agreement, Signed In Caracas On November 11, 1989 Approved

Original Language Title: Por medio de la cual se aprueba el Convenio de Integración Cinematográfica Iberoamericana, suscrito en Caracas el 11 de noviembre de 1989

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09, 1992 (July 15)
Official Gazette No. 40506 of July 17, 1992
Through which the Iberoamericana Cinematographic Integration Agreement, signed in Caracas on November 11 approved
1989. Effective Notes Summary

THE CONGRESS OF COLOMBIA,
having regard to the text of the Convention Iberoamericana Cinematographic Integration signed in Caracas on November 11, 1989, which reads: INTEGRATION AGREEMENT

CINEMATOGRAFICA IBEROAMERICANA States
signatories to this Convention Aware that the film industry should contribute to the cultural development of the region and its identity;
Convinced of the need to promote the film and audiovisual development of the region and especially of those countries with insufficient infrastructure;
In order to contribute to effective development of Cinematographic community of Member States; They have agreed as follows: Article I.
The purpose of this Agreement is to contribute to the development of cinematography in the audiovisual space of the Ibero-American countries, and the integration of the countries concerned through a fair share of the regional film industry.

ARTICLE II. For the purposes of this Convention it is considered that of registered cinematographic work produced and disseminated by any system, process or technology audiovisual character.

ARTICLE III. The Parties to this Convention in order to fulfill their objectives, undertake to make joint efforts to:
-Support initiatives through Cinematography, for the cultural development of the peoples of the region.
-Armonizar Cinematographic and audiovisual policies of the Parties.
-Resolve Problems of production, distribution and exhibition of Cinematography in the region.
-Preservar And promote the film product of the parties.
-Expand The market for film product in any form of dissemination, by taking in each of the countries in the region, of standards that tend to their promotion and the establishment of a Latin American common market film.

ARTICLE IV. They are members of this Convention, the States which sign and ratify or accede to it.

Article V. The Parties shall take the necessary measures, in accordance with the laws in each country to facilitate the entry, stay and movement of citizens of member countries responsible for exercising activities meeting the objectives of this Convention.

ARTICLE VI. The Parties shall take the necessary measures, in accordance with its legislation, to facilitate the temporary importation of goods from Member States for the fulfillment of the objectives of this Convention.

ARTICLE VII. The Parties shall encourage the signing of cooperation agreements and Co-production, within the framework of this Convention.

ARTICLE VIII. The Parties shall endeavor to establish or improve systems and financing mechanisms and building national film industry.

ARTICLE IX. The Parties shall encourage the establishment in its film libraries of sections devoted to each of the Member States.

ARTICLE X. The Parties shall include in their legal system rules that favor the film industry.

ARTICLE XI. The Parties shall consider the possibility of creating a multilateral financial fund for the film industry.

ARTICLE XII. Within the framework of this Agreement, the Parties shall encourage the joint participation of institutions and associations representing producers and distributors of domestic films in the main events of the international audiovisual market.

ARTICLE XIII. The Parties shall promote the presence of cinematography of Member States in existing audiovisual broadcasting channels or to be created in each of them, in accordance with the laws of each country.

ARTICLE XIV. The Parties shall exchange documentation and information that contribute to the development of their film industries.

ARTICLE XV. The Parties shall protect and defend copyright, in accordance with the internal of each Member State laws.

ARTICLE XVI. This Convention establishes as its main bodies: the Conference of Latin American Film Authorities (CACI) and the Executive Secretariat of Ibero-American Cinematography (SECI). Commissions are subsidiary bodies referred to in Article XXII.


ARTICLE XVII. The Conference of Latin American Film Authorities (CACI) is the highest body of the Convention. It will be made by the competent authorities in the matter, duly accredited diplomatic channels, according to the legislation in each of the Member States. CACI establish its rules of procedure.

ARTICLE XVIII. CACI have the following functions:
--Formular the general policy of implementing the Convention.
--Evaluar The results of their application.
--Aceptar The accession of new members.
--Estudiar And propose to Member States amendments to this Convention.
--Aprobar Resolutions to give effect to the provisions of this Convention.
--Impartir Instructions and rules of action to SECI.
--Designar The Executive Secretary of the Iberoamerican Cinematography.
--Aprobar The annual budget submitted by the Executive Secretariat of Ibero-American Cinematography (SECI).
--Set Financing mechanisms approved annual budget.
--to Know and resolve all other matters of common interest.

ARTICLE XIX. CACI will meet regularly once a year, and extraordinarily at the request of more than half of its members or the Executive Secretary, in accordance with its rules of procedure.

ARTICLE XX. The Executive Secretariat of Ibero-American Cinematography (SECI) is the technical and executive body. It is represented by the Executive Secretary appointed by the CACI.

Article XXI. THE SECI shall have the following functions:
-Comply the mandates of the Conference of Latin American Film Authorities (CACI).
-Inform To cinematographic Member States regarding the entry into force of the Convention and the ratification or accession of new members authorities.
-Develop Its annual budget and submit it for approval to the Conference.
- Run your annual budget.
Recognize the formulas leading to closer cooperation between Member States in the cinematographic and audiovisual fields Conference. -Schedule
Actions leading to integration and establish procedures and time required.
-Develop Projects of cooperation and mutual assistance.
It reports to the Conference on the results of the resolutions adopted at previous meetings.
-Ensure The flow of information to Member States.
-Present To the Conference the report of its activities and budget execution.

ARTICLE XXII. In each of the Parties will work a working committee for the implementation of this Agreement, which will be chaired by the designated their respective government film authority.

ARTICLE XXIII. The Executive Secretary shall enjoy in the territory of each of the Member States of the legal capacity and privileges necessary for the performance of their duties, in accordance with domestic law of each of the Parties.

ARTICLE XXIV. In the event of substantial bilateral agreements with more favorable provisions on the matters set forth in this Agreement, the Parties may invoke those they consider most advantageous.

ARTICLE XXV. This Agreement shall not affect any agreements or bilateral commitments undertaken in the field of cooperation or film co-production between Member States.

ARTICLE XXVI. This Convention is open to accession by any State Iberoamerican, Caribbean or States of Spanish or Portuguese, with the approval of CACI.

ARTICLE XXVII. Each Party shall through diplomatic channels to the State Headquarters SECI compliance with the internal legal procedures for the approval of this Agreement and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the host country to the other member countries and SECI.

ARTICLE XXVIII. Any doubts or disputes that may arise in the interpretation or application of this Convention shall be resolved by the CACI.

ARTICLE XXIX. This Agreement shall be subject to ratification and shall enter into force when three (3) of the signatory States have deposited their instrument of ratification under the terms of Article XXVII and to other States from the date of deposit of its instrument of accession.

ARTICLE XXX. Each of the Parties may at any time denounce this Convention by notification to the Depositary through diplomatic channels. This denunciation shall take effect for the Party concerned six (6) months after the date on which the notification is received by the Depositary.

ARTICLE XXXI. It is chosen as Depositary of this Convention to the State headquarters of the SECI.


ARTICLE XXXII. It will host the SECI the city of Caracas, Republic of Venezuela.
Made in Caracas on the eleventh day of November in 1989 in two copies, in Castilian and Portuguese, equally authentic.
The undersigned Head of the Legal Affairs Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs DECLARES
:
That this reproduction is true and complete copy of the certificate text "Iberoamericana Cinematographic Integration Agreement" signed in Caracas-Venezuela on November 11, 1989, which lie in the archives of the GLD - Treaty Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Given in Bogota, DE, on 10 October 1990. The Head of the Legal Affairs Division, FULVIA
ELVIRA BENAVIDES COTES. RAMA

PUBLIC POWER EXECUTIVE PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC
Bogota, DE, October 19, 1990. Approved
. Submit to the consideration of the honorable National Congress for constitutional purposes.
(Sgd.)
César Gaviria Trujillo Minister of Foreign Affairs,
(Sgd.) Julio Londoño Paredes. DECREES
:

ARTICLE 1o. Approval of the Convention Iberoamericana Cinematographic integration, signed in Caracas on 11 November 1989.
Article 2.
. In accordance with Article 1o. 7a Act. 1944, the agreement Iberoamerican Cinematography Integration signed in Caracas on November 11, 1989, that the first article of this law is passed, will force the country from the date the international link is perfect.

ARTICLE 3. This Law governs from the date of publication.
Given in Bogotá, DC,. day of.
nineteen hundred and ninety-two (1992).
The President of the honorable Senate, CARLOS ESPlNOSA

FACCIO-LYNX President of the Chamber of Representatives, HERNANDO RODRIGO

TURBAY COTE Secretary General of the honorable Senate Republic
GABRIEL GUTIERREZ MACÍAS.
The Secretary General of the honorable House of Representatives, Silverio
SALCEDO MOSQUERA.
REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA - NATIONAL GOVERNMENT.

PUBLISHED AND RUN Bogotá DC, July 15, 1992.

César Gaviria Trujillo Minister of Foreign Affairs, Noemi Sanin
RUBIO.


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